Sheet metal processing

An experimental setup for laser peen forming. Water is used to confine the miniature explosions generated at the material surface, increasing the overall process efficiency (Credit: Helmholtz Zentrum hereon GmbH)

Laser peen forming titanium alloy sheets for the aerospace sector

Researchers are investigating the potential of laser peening for the manipulation of titanium alloy sheets in the aerospace sector

Four-year's worth of innovation in laser cutting will be showcased en-masse at this year's show. (Image: Shutterstock/Andrey Armyagov)

Five key laser themes expected at EuroBLECH 2022

There'll be a lot to show from the four years of innovation since EuroBLECH 2018

Lasers offer a non-contact, fast, flexible and cost-effective tool for cutting sheets across a range of industries. (Shutterstock/Parilov)

Development trends in laser sheet metal processing

Matthew Dale speaks with specialist laser integrator Cyan Tec, on some of the latest developments taking place in the field of sheet metal cutting

Trumpf's new BrightLine Scan technology enables the laser beam to be guided by a welding robot and laser scanner simultaneously (Image: Trumpf)

New laser welding technology to be launched at EuroBLECH

Named BrightLine Scan, the new technology can be integrated with welding optics to enable manipulation of the beam over a workpiece via a scanner








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